v. follow a winding and turning course; move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction
Needing to stay close to a source of water, he follows every twist and turn of the streams as they meander through the countryside.
Sentence in Classic:
From under the door there curled a little red ribbon of blood, which had meandered across the passage and formed a little pool along the skirting at the other side.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
After crossing a low vale, through which a gushing brook meandered, he suddenly ascended a hill, so steep and difficult of ascent, that the sisters were compelled to alight in order to follow.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context